Kremmling Days revved up to Keep on Truckin’ June 19-21
The Kremmling Days Celebration scheduled for June 19-21 will be based on the theme “Keep on Truckin.”
“In spite of the economy, we’re going to keep on moving,” Kacey Beres, executive director of the Kremmling Area Chamber of Commerce, told the Town Council on Monday night.
New spectacles to enjoy at the Town Square Park will include an Airnastics Amusements KidZone. In addition, Timothy’s Toy will provide a relaxing train ride through the streets of town on Friday and Saturday from Central Avenue.
Various live musical acts will be sponsored by Grand Mountain Bank, Mountain Parks Electric, Arctic Cat and Alpine Motor Sports and the Allington Inn and Suites, while buffalo burgers, grilled corn on the cob, corn dogs or funnel cakes and ice cold Pepsi products will keep revelers’ appetites in check.
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Check future editions of the Sky-Hi Daily News for a complete listing of live music that will be performed during the course of the three-day event.
Vendors will also be filling the park with unique and fun crafts and toys for children to enjoy. They can also create their own art works with Dr. Spin Art.
Of course, the Kremmling Days staples will return with the Friday night Fireman’s BBQ Rib Dinner and live music. On Saturday morning, start the day right with the Kremmling Classic 5 Mile and 3 Mile fun run/walk, brought to you by Big Shooter Coffee, the Bureau of Land Management and the Applegate Group.
The race will begin at 8 a.m. from the Town Square Park. Register online at http://www.active.com or by calling the Kremmling Area Chamber of Commerce.
The race will be followed by the Omni Real Estate Community Parade down Highway 40, where the featured guests are this year’s Grand Marshals. By a popular vote of their teachers, this years Kremmling Days Royalty is queen Rose Hargadine and attendants Keena Farrell and Danette Billington. The parade will feature out of this world floats, an Ugly Truck Contest and concludes with a fly-over by the Experimental Aircraft Association of Grand County.
Parade Registration forms can be picked up at the Kremmling Chamber and are due back by June 14 with a $5 fee per entry.
If you’re into more extreme fun, do not miss your turn at the tee during the Cliff Golf Contest on the Kremmling Cliffs. Registration is open in the Town Square between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and the competition starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday. In case of inclement weather on Saturday, the Golf Tournament will resume at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 21.
If that is not thrilling enough, the Middle Park Fair and Rodeo will be hosting a mud-slinging, heart-pounding, Mud Race at the Middle Park Fairgrounds from 2 -5 p.m. on Saturday, June 20. Call 724-9818 for race information.
Awards ceremony for Cliff Golf, Parade and Mud Race winners will follow in the Town Square Park.
Events will keep on truckin into the evening as the music fills the warm summer air on Friday night with exciting Rock-a-Billy jams by Glovetrucker and motorhome. Saturday’s stage will be set with smooth country by Randall McKinnon with Mike Fauth and ends on a rocking high note with the Panhandle Daddyz.
A Budweiser Beer Garden will quench the thirst of those 21 and over on Friday and Saturday, brought to you by the Trash Company.
Sunday will kick off with a special church service at 10 a.m. in the Town Square Park and winds down with a Father’s Day BBQ presented by the Rotary in the Town Square at noon.
Kremmling Days is presented in part by the Grand County Colorado Tourism Board and is made possible by many sponsors and volunteers who donate their money, in-kind services or time to the event.
Volunteers are still needed to help man various events. Volunteers who donate 5 hours of time or more will be entered into a door prize drawing for a special prize. Call the Chamber at 724-3472 to sign up or for more information. For Race, Golf, Vendor and Parade registration forms visit the Chamber’s Web site at http://www.kremmlingchamber.com/events.
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